Posts tagged "rwanda"

Give Us This Day Our Daily Links

Where it's due:  A giant cheer to our fellow traveler Meera Subramanian (Killing the Buddha) for having her "India's Vanishing Vultures" (VQR, Spring 2011) named as one of the best long form articles of the year. Hitch Heaven: Ross Douthat, the super smarmy New York Times op-ed columnist known for giving women and...

Daily Links October 4 2004

Freedom of Civic Religion (i.e., People Should Vote): Thousands of Ohio voters are at risk of not having their ballots counted on Election Day due to directives from Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell. In September, Blackwell told election officials they cannot count provisional ballots from voters who go to the wrong polling location if they’ve moved,...

The Difficulties of Genocide

On the tenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, Revealer editor Jeff Sharlet looks at the memorials and morality tales on offer from the Western press. At this juncture I’d like to tell you a joke. There’s a Jew, a Cambodian, and a Bosnian. Or maybe it should be a Jew, a Kosovar, and a Tutsi. An Armenian,...